Special Education Acronyms

Special Education Acronyms

 

AC – Augmentative Communication

ASD – Autistic Spectrum Disorder

AU – Autism

AT- Assistive Technology

ASL – American Sign Language

ADHD – Attention Deficit Hyper Disorder
ADD – Attention Deficit Disorder

ADA – Americans with Disabilities Act
ABC – Antecedent, Behavior, Consequence

ABA – Applied Behavior Analysis

BIP – Behavior Intervention Plan

 

BSP – Behavior Support Plan

 

CAC – Community Advisory Committee

 

CEC – Council for Exceptional Children

 

CMH – County Mental Health

 

DIS – Designated Instructional Services

DSM – Diagnostic and Statistical Manual

 

ED – Emotionally Disturbed

FAPE – Free Appropriate Public Education

FAS – Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

G&T – Gifted and Talented Definition
HOH – Hard Of Hearing

 

ID – Intellectual Disability

 

IDEA – Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

IEP – Individual Education Program

 

IPP – Individual Program Plan

IQ – Intelligence Quotient

 

ISP – Individualized Family Service Plan

 

LD – Learning Disability

 

LEA – Local Education Agency

 

LID – Low Incidence Disability

LRE – Least Restrictive Environment

FAS – Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

 

OHI – Other Health Impaired

ODD – Oppositional Defiant Disorder

 

OI – Orthopedic Impairment

MID – Mild Intellectual Disability

NCLB – No Child Left Behind

RS – Related Services

SIB – Self-Injurious Behavior

 

SLD – Specific Learning Disability

 

SLP – Speech Language Pathologist

 

TBI – Traumatic Brain Injury

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